The following prayer points will help you intercede for this year’s gathering of your Annual Conference.
Thank God for His faithfulness to us, even though we haven’t always been faithful to Him. (Ps. 100)
Pray for God to open hearts and bring unity based on Jesus. (John 17:22-23; Ps. 133)
Prayer at the 2005 N. Georgia Conf.
Repent of anything in your Conference and in your local church that you believe grieves the heart of God. (Neh. 1:5-11)
Pray for an attitude of repentance among bishops, administrators, pastors, local church staff, and congregations. (2 Chron. 7:14)
Ask the Holy Spirit to give the people of your Conference a heart for prayer. (Mark 11:17)
Ask the Lord for church growth by new professions of faith in Jesus Christ. (John 4:35; Acts 16:14)
Pray that the members of your Conference (and the UMC at large) will submit to the truth of Scripture. (John 17:17)
Pray that pastors and teachers in your Conference will be empowered speak the truth in love regarding sin and holiness. (Eph. 4:25; 1 John 1:8-2:2)
Intercede for your bishop, district superintendents, and other conference leaders. Pray for wisdom and holiness. (1 Thess. 5:19-24)
Pray for seminaries. Ask God to enhance, maintain, or transform these institutions into places where Scripture is believed and where Jesus is proclaimed as the Way of salvation. (John 14: 6; John 17:2-3; Acts 4:12)
Pray for a great working of the Holy Spirit in churches that are exalting Jesus Christ. (Acts 19:17-18)
Ask God to manifest Himself as Jehovah-Jireh, the LORD our provider. (Gen. 22:14)
Pray that we would love God and love one another. (Matt. 22:37-40; 1 Cor. 13)